Elegy for Eddie

Elegy for Eddie

Maisie Dobbs Series, Book 9

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Early April, 1933. To the costermongers of Covent Garden—peddlers selling fruit and vegetables on the streets of London—Eddie Pettit was kindness itself. A little "slow", he was a gentle soul, more boy than man, with a gift for calming the most challenging horse. His recent death in a violent accident has shocked his friends and neighbors. They believe Eddie was the victim of foul play, but the police won't investigate. Their only hope of finding the truth is Maisie Dobbs. Maisie has known these men from childhood when her father, Frankie, worked alongside them. Determined to do right by Eddie, she plunges into the investigation. The search for answers begins amid the working-class streets of Lambeth, where Eddie lived. But before long, Maisie is following threads of intrigue to a powerful press baron, a "has been" politician lingering in the hinterlands of power named Winston Churchill, and to the doorstep of a writer who is also the husband of her dearest friend, Priscilla.The story of a London affected by the march to war years before the first gun is fired, and of an innocent victim caught in the shadow of power,
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780792784968
Branch Call Number: OverDrive Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: Cassidy, Orlagh
OverDrive, Inc

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JCLJoyceM Aug 16, 2017

Mazie pursues the story behind the death of a developmentally challenged man, who seemed to have no enemies. Mazie also struggles with her new wealth and how to aid people without making them beholden to her.

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